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Kiwi Ferns Nines gear up for repeat win

Monday, 23 January 2017, 9:13 pm | New Zealand Rugby League

Kiwi Ferns Nines gear up for repeat win The Kiwi Ferns team to take the field at the 2017 Nines tournament early next month has been announced. Sarina Fiso, three time winner of the NZRL Women’s Player of the year award retains her captaincy ... More >>

Parnell Year of the Rooster welcomes cultural diversity

Monday, 23 January 2017, 9:03 pm | Parnell Inc.

Parnell Year of the Rooster welcomes cultural diversity Source: Parnell Inc -- Parnell is certainly the space to be to welcome in the Year of the Rooster from 28 January, with a unique exhibition of rooster art pieces being exhibited several galleries ... More >>

Eastern Regional Champs draws country’s top surf lifesavers

Monday, 23 January 2017, 12:17 pm | Surf Life Saving New Zealand

Every year, the Eastern Regional Championships draws in some of the country’s top surf lifesavers and this year is no exception. Over 800 athletes from 31 clubs around New Zealand will take part in the event at Mount Maunganui from February 28-29 ... More >>

Cyndi Lauper & Blondie Join for New Zealand Tour

Monday, 23 January 2017, 11:49 am | Frontier Touring Company

They’re two of music’s most iconic artists, the wondrous Blondie and the bewitching Cyndi Lauper. More >>

Roe Wins Stage One of the New Zealand Cycle Classic

Sunday, 22 January 2017, 10:09 pm | NZCT New Zealand Cycle Classic

Roe Wins Stage One of the New Zealand Cycle Classic - WEATHER BOMB DISRUPTS FINISH - Wild weather and a challenging course didn’t put off Australian rider Tim Roe who won the opening stage of the New Zealand Cycle Classic in the Wairarapa today. ... More >>

New Zealand hopes start in World shears buildup

Sunday, 22 January 2017, 10:01 pm | Shearing Sports New Zealand

New Zealand hopes start in World shears buildup New Zealand team members Nathan Stratford and Joel Henare starred in a big weekend of shearing sports in Southland at the weekend as the buildup started ahead of the World sheariong and woolhandling championships ... More >>

Henare and Stratford sound warning

Sunday, 22 January 2017, 9:44 pm | World Shearing Champs

New Zealand team members Nathan Stratford and Joel Henare sounded a warning to other World Championship hopefuls ahead of next month’s 40th anniversary championships in Invercargill with comprehensive wins in two shearing and woolhandling competitions ... More >>

Ivan Cleary Appointed Lebanon Head Coach

Sunday, 22 January 2017, 11:15 am | Lebanon Rugby League

The Lebanon Rugby League Federation (LRLF) is delighted to announce the appointment of Ivan Cleary as the new head coach of the national team. More >>

Three Time Winner Still on Top

Sunday, 22 January 2017, 11:13 am | New Zealand Rugby League

Kiwi Ferns Captain Sarina Fiso is no stranger to the Women’s Player of the Year accolade winning for the third time at the NZRL Awards held at Mt Smart Stadium tonight. More >>

Wellington’s Simply Meditation has a new name

Saturday, 21 January 2017, 10:58 pm | One Mindful Breath

After coming together for four years as Simply Meditation, Wellington’s secular Buddhist community will from January 2017 be known as: More >>

Gibbston Valley Winery Summer Concert rocks to sell out

Saturday, 21 January 2017, 10:56 pm | Gibbston Valley Wines

Gibbston Valley Winery Summer Concert rocks to sell out crowd The South Island came alive today, when the annual nationwide Summer Concert Tour kicked off in Queenstown with international music artists ICEHOUSE, Alan Parsons Live Project & Bonnie ... More >>

The Giant Weta has Landed! But Where Will it End Up?

Saturday, 21 January 2017, 12:07 pm | Auckland Burners

In August 2016, The Giant Weta wowed 70,000 people at Black Rock City, Burning Man, Nevada, USA, taking pride and place on the playa amongst other artwork from America and around the world. She was admired, climbed over, photographed, enjoyed and was ... More >>

Two emerging writers win trans-Tasman mentorship

Friday, 20 January 2017, 4:54 pm | NZ Society of Authors

MEDIA RELEASE – For Immediate Release   20 January 2017     Two emerging writers win trans-Tasman mentorship with publisher NZSA / Hachette Mentor program recipients announce d   The New Zealand Society of Authors (PEN NZ Inc) and Hachette Australia are ... More >>

Tomorrow’s Wellington Cup Day a positive event for all

Friday, 20 January 2017, 2:22 pm | Wellington City Council

Wellington Cup Day, tomorrow, is a great way to shake off the back-to-work blues, with over 15,000 people expected to attend the event, says Wellington Mayor Justin Lester. More >>

A Field Guide To Evil: Wanna help raise some hell?

Friday, 20 January 2017, 1:55 pm | Ant Timpson

My old partner in crime Tim League (CEO Alamo Drafthouse) and I have a project that's been chosen as the first US equity crowd-funded film to be launched via a new partnership between Indiegogo and MicroVentures. That's a long-winded way of saying that someone ... More >>

Suzuki - the driving force behind Netball in New Zealand

Friday, 20 January 2017, 1:46 pm | Netball New Zealand

Netball New Zealand (NNZ) is pleased to announce a three-year partnership with one of the world’s most successful automotive brands – Suzuki. More >>

AA Traveller’s favourite family beaches

Friday, 20 January 2017, 1:44 pm | Automobile Association

Packing the car full of kids, stuff and maybe the dog can be an ordeal, but the hardest part is finding somewhere everyone actually wants to go. More >>

Rare opportunity to see Formula 1 cars in New Zealand

Friday, 20 January 2017, 1:34 pm | Hampton Downs

Frank Lyons was at Silverstone in 1977 when James Hunt won the British Grand Prix in a McLaren M26 F1. “If you’d told me back then that I would own James Hunt’s car one day I’d have said there was more chance of me being struck by lightning,” ... More >>

Yamaha Team Amps Up For Woodville GP

Friday, 20 January 2017, 1:30 pm | Bikesport NZ

JANUARY 20, 2017: Starting next weekend, the high-profile Altherm JCR Yamaha Racing Team expands to five riders as it flexes its muscles ahead of the New Zealand Motocross Championships. More >>

Laugh, but out on the water ‘Nobody’s faster than disaster’

Friday, 20 January 2017, 1:02 pm | Maritime New Zealand

Today, Maritime NZ has launched the first of three quirky videos aimed at getting ‘bullet-proof’ young men, who have never had an accident, and reckon they never will, to realize “Nobody’s faster than disaster” and actually plan for the ... More >>

Roger Mortimer to exhibit at Pātaka

Friday, 20 January 2017, 12:31 pm | Pataka

Roger Mortimer’s exhibition Dilemma Hill is set to open at Pātaka Art + Museum on 26 February as part of Pātaka’s stunning new seasonal line-up. More >>

Christchurch novelist thrills with true story

Friday, 20 January 2017, 11:23 am | Herodotus Press

New Zealand author Peter D Campbell has always believed that the truth makes the best fiction. In his latest novella, Stepping into the Unknown, the Christchurch based journalist delves into the little known world of private security contracting ... More >>

Social media campaign reaches freedom campers

Friday, 20 January 2017, 10:24 am | Tourism Industry Aotearoa

A social media campaign targeting young freedom campers is proving highly successful in its first month. More >>

Fox begins golf campaign towards New Zealand Open success

Friday, 20 January 2017, 10:06 am | ISPS Handa New Zealand Open

Rio Olympic golfer Ryan Fox makes a busy start this week to life on the European Tour with a two-month block that he hopes will be culminate in victory in the 2017 ISPS Handa New Zealand Open. More >>

Celebrate Wellington Anniversary with a taste of the Pacific

Friday, 20 January 2017, 9:40 am | Pasifika Festival

Wellingtonians can celebrate the capital’s anniversary with a taste of the Pacific at the annual Wellington Pasifika Festival at Waitangi Park this Monday More >>

Putting some wind in their sails

Friday, 20 January 2017, 9:37 am | Gilmours

Gilmours has swung in behind the team at Emirates Team New Zealand as an Official Supplier to the Challenge as they set their sights on bringing the America’s Cup home in 2017. The team has long inspired Kiwis from all walks of life as they take ... More >>

SOBA’s National Beer Awards See Record Number of Winners

Friday, 20 January 2017, 9:28 am | SOBA National Homebrew Competition

While Wellington breweries continue to shine nationally, New Zealand witnessed a continuing nationwide surge in appreciation for good beer in this year’s Society of Beer Advocates Awards. More >>

Kayla Cullen tells women to stop exercising

Friday, 20 January 2017, 9:18 am | Nike

Kayla Cullen was today announced in a team of six elite Nike athletes that will showcase the power of women in sport. More >>

HSBC Wellington Sevens 2017 Official Radio Broadcaster

Friday, 20 January 2017, 9:16 am | Te Upoko o Te Ika

Te Reo Irirangi o Te Upoko o Te Ika Trust is delighted to announce that it will be the Official Radio Broadcaster for Round 3 of the HSBC World Rugby Sevens Series to be played at Wellington’s Westpac Stadium on 28 and 29 January. More >>

Aucklanders Treated to Fire Fest

Thursday, 19 January 2017, 4:52 pm | Highly Flammable Entertainment

Aucklanders will have world-leading pyro artististry on show tomorrow at the Ignite Light Show at Ellerslie Racecourse. More >>

Leave No Trace at the Kathmandu Coast to Coast

Thursday, 19 January 2017, 3:41 pm | Coast to Coast

‘Clean, green and left just the way they found it’, these are aims for the iconic Kathmandu Coast to Coast multi-sport race as it becomes the first event in the country to join forces with Leave No Trace New Zealand. More >>

Jessica Hindin stars in Operatunity’s ‘Waltz of My Heart’.

Thursday, 19 January 2017, 2:09 pm | Operatunity

NZ’s Sistema Aotearoa Music Director Jessica Hindin stars in Operatunity’s ‘Waltz of My Heart’. More >>

New Zealand’s first organisational theatre performance

Thursday, 19 January 2017, 1:59 pm | University of Auckland

On Saturday afternoon, a one-off show will be performed in Auckland. It will be theatre, but not as you know it. More >>

Fabricate: It Starts From Nothing...

Thursday, 19 January 2017, 1:52 pm | Fabricate Collective

Madness, obsession, the effort to communicate, all set within an endless power struggle as we continuously create and destroy our world. More >>

Abigail Greenwood Gets Second Director’s Attachment

Thursday, 19 January 2017, 1:51 pm | Directors and Editors Guild of New Zealand

The Directors & Editors Guild of NZ, NZ On Air and Filthy Productions are thrilled to announce actor and director Abigail Greenwood as the TV Drama Director Attachment on the Filthy Rich TV series. More >>

North Canterbury set to shake up Auckland’s food scene

Thursday, 19 January 2017, 1:50 pm | Greystone Wines

Greystone Wines is partnering with acclaimed restaurant, Meredith’s, to offer Auckland foodies a chance to taste the flavours of North Canterbury. “North Canterbury has had a few challenging months with the earthquakes and major road closures,” ... More >>

Dragonfly Food Within The Comforts Of Home

Thursday, 19 January 2017, 1:49 pm | Dragonfly

The team at Dragonfly have been working hard behind the scenes, compiling over 40 of their top recipes from both the kitchen and behind the bar. At over 180 pages long, their new recipe book will give readers easy to follow instructions on how ... More >>

Cardmaking and album making classes in Lower Hutt

Thursday, 19 January 2017, 1:47 pm | Gift Hutt

Emma Lou Beechy, the Creative Director from Heartfelt Creations is coming to do cardmaking and album making classes in Lower, Hutt.  These are the only classes that she will be holding in New Zealand and the places are filling up fast. More >>

May Contain Sex Scenes

Thursday, 19 January 2017, 1:44 pm | Pat-A-Cake Productions

May Contain Sex Scenes is a vibrant, mischievous, liberating physical breakdown of our social taboos of female sexual experience. The stories at the heart of the work are personal, empowering and an invitation to anyone with a genuine interest ... More >>

NZ ‘Best in Fringe’ Nominee Sameena Zehra Returns

Thursday, 19 January 2017, 1:42 pm | GoldFish Creative

New Zealand Fringe 2016’s ‘Best in Fringe’ nominee, UK comedian Sameena Zehra is making a much-anticipated return to Aotearoa with four shows, including her critically acclaimed solo comedy show Tea With Terrorists. More >>

Silo 6 Becomes Hideaway For Dead Boy, Blue

Thursday, 19 January 2017, 1:39 pm | Dido St. Claire

Dido St. Claire presents Dead Boys Are Blue Directed/Written by – Dido St. Claire Cooperative More >>

Olympic and World Medallist Swaps Shot Put For Golf Clubs

Thursday, 19 January 2017, 12:55 pm | ISPS Handa New Zealand Open

Olympic shot put medallist Tom Walsh is taking some time out in his early-season competition phase for his new-found passion of golf. More >>

In search of the year's finest New Zealand album

Thursday, 19 January 2017, 12:28 pm | Taite Music Prize

Independent Music NZ is proud to announce that nominations are now open for the Taite Music Prize 2017 - one of the most prestigious music events on our nations calendar. More >>

Audiences Get Their First Look at ‘Gary of the Pacific’

Thursday, 19 January 2017, 12:19 pm | 818 Entertainment

Audiences will get their first look at the hilarious new comedy from thedownlowconcept ( 7 Days, Hounds ) today with the release of the trailer for their debut feature film Gary of the Pacific . More >>

Meet league heroes at 2017 Downer NRL Auckland Nines Fan Day

Thursday, 19 January 2017, 12:07 pm | ATEED

Rugby league fans can meet their heroes in Aotea Square on Friday 3, February, at the 2017 Downer NRL Auckland Nines Fan Day. More >>

Fly My Pretties Wellington Show Venue Change

Thursday, 19 January 2017, 11:33 am | Civic Events

Due to the extreme weather conditions forecast for Wellington this Sunday, and in the interests of public and artist safety and comfort, the Fly My Pretties Botanical Garden show is moving indoors to the TSB Bank Arena. More >>

Reading New Zealand Poetry around the world

Thursday, 19 January 2017, 11:24 am | University of Canterbury

One of the world’s leading literary critics and poets Harvard Professor Stephen Burt, who has a particular interest in New Zealand poet James K Baxter, will discuss New Zealand poetry in an event hosted by the University of Canterbury’s English ... More >>

Alliance Française French Film Festival

Thursday, 19 January 2017, 11:11 am | Alliance Francaise

Celebrating 11 years of bringing the best of French cinema to New Zealand, the Alliance Française French Film Festival is delighted to reveal the Opening and Closing Night titles for the 2017 Festival. More >>

Annual "Laugh-in-the-Park" for everyone! (free event)

Thursday, 19 January 2017, 10:48 am | St Albans Laughter Club

Bring your friends and family and try Laughter Yoga, for all ages and physical capabilities!! (BYO picnic for afterwards.) More >>

NZL Sailing Team aims to defend Red Bull Youth America's Cup

Thursday, 19 January 2017, 10:46 am | Yachting New Zealand

The next crop of potential America’s Cup sailors has been identified with the naming of the NZL Sailing Team for this year’s Red Bull Youth America’s Cup. More >>

Team NZ Heading For Asian Le Mans Title Showdown In Sepang

Thursday, 19 January 2017, 10:40 am | Team NZ Motorsport

Team NZ Motorsport made a superb debut in Asian Le Mans Series a week and a half ago in Buriram, emerging from the trip north to Thailand with victory in the GT Cup class – and now they aim to do it all over again, but this time on ‘home turf’, ... More >>

Whibley Packs His Bags Again For The United States

Wednesday, 18 January 2017, 5:04 pm | Bikesport NZ

JANUARY 18, 2017: Taikorea's Paul Whibley is heading overseas again and this time the world-renowned dirt bike racer hopes to make an impact there in a slightly different way, by helping others to win races. More >>

The Big Easy Cycle Event gets even bigger in 2017!

Wednesday, 18 January 2017, 5:03 pm | Hawke's Bay Tourism

Media Release Date 18 January 2017                            The Big Easy Cycle Event gets even bigger in 2017! More >>

Laneway Festival 2017: Young Thug Out, What So Not in

Wednesday, 18 January 2017, 2:57 pm | Laneway Festival

Despite having his New Zealand visa, recent complications with the visa process for Australia means that Young Thug is not able to play any Laneway Festival dates in 2017. We are deeply disappointed with this outcome as we have wanted Young Thug ... More >>

Raggamuffin Music Festival: an End of an Era

Wednesday, 18 January 2017, 2:06 pm | Ragamuffin Festival

In a bittersweet announcement today, Andrew McManus, the creator and driving force behind New Zealand’s iconic Raggamuffin Music Festival has said that Raggamuffin X, the tenth anniversary of the much-loved people’s festival, will be the final ... More >>

Smith Keen To Make Most Of Motor Racing Festival Opportunity

Wednesday, 18 January 2017, 1:41 pm | Fast Company

*  Rnd 3 2016/17 SAS Autoparts MSC NZ F5000 Tasman Cup Revival Series     NZ Festival of Motor Racing - celebrating Ken Smith meeting     Hampton Downs     Fri-Sun      Jan 20-22      2017 More >>

NZ Cycle Classic field the best in event’s 30 year history

Wednesday, 18 January 2017, 1:18 pm | Cycle Classic

MEDIA RELEASE Tuesday 17 January 2017 Sandoval rates 2017 NZ Cycle Classic field the best in the event’s 30 year history More >>

NZ hip-hop group make electric Music Video in Tokyo

Wednesday, 18 January 2017, 1:15 pm | Howl Creative

New Zealand hip-hop group make electric Music Video in Tokyo with Yakuza and Go-Go Dancers. More >>

Entries Open for 2017 Dulux Colour Awards®

Wednesday, 18 January 2017, 12:19 pm | Dulux Colour Awards

Entries are now open for the 31st annual Dulux Colour Awards, Australasia’s premier showcase of inventive colour application in built environments. More >>

Hammer handy women asked to step up to the challenge

Wednesday, 18 January 2017, 11:20 am | Mitre 10

Mitre 10 is calling for Kiwi women to show off their home improvement skills at this year’s Mitre 10 NZ Women’s DIY Challenge. This is the second year of the Women’s DIY Challenge, a two-day event hosted at the Hilux New Zealand Rural Games, ... More >>


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